Environmental and biochemical toxicology underpins a vast array of services. There is a shortage of qualified scientists in these areas, a fact highlighted both by academic societies and industry.
This MSc provides you with an appreciation of the underlying principles of how chemicals adversely affect living organisms. This includes identifying mechanisms through to hazard assessment, and understanding effects on human health. We also emphasise practical experience through the use of cutting-edge techniques in research laboratories.
After finishing this course you will be ready to enter consultancy or industry or to progress to PhD study.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Consequences of Toxicological Effects
Toxicological Mechanisms and Measurements
Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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